Kathryn Ansel - Sports Medicine Physical Therapist at CHKD

Kathryn Ansel, PT, DPT

Sports Medicine Physical Therapy


CHKD Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, Newport News Tech Center - 680 Oyster Point Road Newport News, VA 23606

Make An Appointment


College: Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Graduate School: Old Dominion University


After attending graduate school at Old Dominion University, Ansel joined the CHKD family in 2019. She has more than 20 years of experience in the sport of gymnastics, first as a competitive gymnast, then as a coach, and now as a physical therapist with a clinical interest in gymnastics rehabilitation. Ansel also practices in the CHKD clinic that provides bracing and treatment for children with chest deformities.

Clinical Interests

  • Gymnastics Rehabilitation and Injury Prevention
  • Idiopathic Toe Walking
  • Sports Injuries
  • Acute and Overuse Injuries 


  • SafeSport Certified

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Virginia Physical Therapy Association